Human actions caused 2016’s record heat

“For the first time in recorded history, we have now had three consecutive record-warm years for both the globe and the northern hemisphere.
Posted On 20 Jan 2017
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US faces ‘abrupt and substantial’ crop losses

Rising temperatures will lead to massive crop losses in the US, which will increase prices and cause problems for developing countries, says international study.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017
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Carbon cuts will not prevent sea level rise  

Short-lived greenhouse gases will continue to affect the oceans for centuries however much the world achieves by carbon cuts. We are going to live with this for a very long time.
Posted On 17 Jan 2017
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Flood and hurricane risk varies widely across US

New evidence based on groundwater and stream flow reveals mixed messages for the United States, as flood and hurricane frequency depends on region.
Posted On 07 Jan 2017
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Urban cropland loss puts harvests at risk

Soils face a global threat as population pressure, human development and swelling cities lead to mounting cropland loss.
Posted On 01 Jan 2017
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Gas flaring grows as oil industry saves money

Waste natural gas flaring at oil sites around the world is on the up, cutting the industry's costs but damaging the climate. It's a waste of energy on a massive scale says the World Bank
Posted On 29 Dec 2016
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Global climate target could net additional six million tons of fish annually

The amount and species of fish caught in different parts of the world will impact local fishers and make fisheries management more difficult.
Posted On 22 Dec 2016
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Coffee belt feels  climate squeeze

Small-scale farmers who produce most of the world’s coffee beans face reductions in crop yield and quality as a result of rising temperatures and extreme weather.
Posted On 18 Dec 2016
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